Details of record no: 94611

Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. LĂ©onard

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Record details:

Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D3
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 8 m high. Bark dark grey, deeply fluted; young branchlets rust-brown, glabrous. Leaves alternate, bilobed; leaflets somewhat folded, drooping, elongate deltoid - falcate in outline dull olive-green, glabrous, dotted with pellucid glands, 60 x 20 mm, third leaflet rudimentary, base oblique, apex acute, margin entire, main vein from base. Flowers in short axillary racemes, pale-green, small: 6 - 8 mm in diameter; petals lacking; sepals broadly ovate; stamens numerous, well exerted. Fruit a pod, flattened, reniform, coriaceous, red-coloured, glandular and viscous, aromatic = resinous. Seed flattened, glandular.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.875000, 24.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Individual record no: 94611: Colophospermum mopane., retrieved 29 September 2023

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